Women's Health Topics

Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.

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Bipolar: Stability Comes in Stages

Fashionista Cassia Gold almost gave everything up. Then she decided it was time to get help. In this video, she shares how she coped with her bipolar diagnosis.

6 Tips to Avoid Weight Gain When Eating Out: The New Rules of Restaurant Dining

Did you know the average American eats out five times a week? That can lead to a weight gain of 10 pounds a year! Make sure “dining out” doesn’t become “dining out of control” with these tips from Dr. Martin.

A Woman's Guide to Beating Heart Disease

Surveys show fewer than one in 10 women perceive heart disease as their greatest health threat. But it's the nation's number one killer, and women are its prime target.

Abdominal Hysterectomy

A hysterectomy is a common procedure that some women may need to help stop pain, bleeding, or other problems. It can be done in several ways, one of which is abdominally. In this video, you'll find out medical conditions that may require a hysterectomy and what to expect if you need this procedure.

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Abnormal uterine bleeding is irregular bleeding during a menstrual cycle that is caused by hormonal problems. The most common hormonal irregularity occurs because the ovary did not produce an egg during that particular cycle. This video explores other causes and when this bleeding is of concern.

And You Thought Smoking Was Bad for Your Health

Okay, so smoking is still just about the worst thing you can do for your health. But there's a dangerous runner-up in town. Find out what it is and what you can do about it.

Angry? Read This: Bursts of Anger May Up Your Risk for Heart Attack

Want to protect your ticker? Quit being a ticking time bomb yourself. Dr. Martin explains the connection between anger and heart damage.

Biophysical Profile

A biophysical profile is a test that is sometimes used during the third trimester of pregnancy. It is often done if there is a question about the baby’s health. This may be because of other test results or certain pregnancy symptoms, or because your pregnancy is high risk.

Bone Density Test

A bone density test measures the strength and density of your bones as you approach menopause and, when the test is repeated sometime later, can help determine how quickly you are losing bone mass and density.

Breast Cancer Screening

The goal of breast cancer screening is to detect cancer at the earliest possible stage, when it is most treatable. This video takes a look at the three components of breast screening—a breast self-exam, a clinical exam by your doctor, and a mammogram.